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New insights on the inscription on a painted pan-grave Bucranium, grave 3252 at Cemetery 3100/3200, Mostagedda (Middle Egypt)

Abstract:

The so-called pan-graves occur in the archaeological record of the Egyptian Nile Valley during the Second Intermediate Period (13th–17th Dynasties, 1950–1550 BCE). Because of their uncharacteristic layout and contents they are usually interpreted as associated with a foreign group coming into the region from the south or southeast. Only a single text, comprising six Egyptian hieroglyphs painted on the skull of a bovid, can be connected with certainty to these graves and the people who constru...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s10437-017-9261-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
History Faculty
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ORCID:
0000-0001-7356-1632
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
African Archaeological Review Journal website
Volume:
34
Issue:
3
Pages:
363-376
Publication date:
2017-09-18
Acceptance date:
2017-03-01
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EISSN:
1572-9842
ISSN:
0263-0338
Pubs id:
pubs:736993
URN:
uri:afb2aa3f-85a0-4d2b-aae1-cfba358d677f
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uuid:afb2aa3f-85a0-4d2b-aae1-cfba358d677f
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pubs:736993

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